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March 17, 1960     The Billings County Pioneer
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BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER SANTIAGO, CHILE, and Chile's President Jorge Alessandri Rodriguez (shown) host President Eisenhower on the west- era stop of his South America tour. The aerial view of the city was made during its building boom of the past decade. The Hotel Carrera was scene of the Organization of Amerio can States conference last year. (Central Prv~J NEW PLANTINGS COMPETE wrl31 ESTABLISHED TREE8 If you're planning a new orchard. t3erry patch, or a new place for t~e vegetable garden this summer, plan the location carefully with relation =o trees and shrubs, already in the area. You will want to take advant- age of the shelter from wind afford- ed l#y the established plantings, but ar, tart~rian honeysuckle, caragana, buckthorn, soft maple, dwarf Asia- tic elm. northern cottonwood. Amer- ican plum, hackberry, green ash and boxelder. Trees with long roots --- a spread of 1 times the tree height, or more included jack pine, common lilac, silver buffaloberry, Russian olive, golden willow, bronze golden wil- low, apple, butternut. Amur maple, still not have the new planting cem- American eIm and Siberian crab- pete for moisture and plant f~od -Jri[h the roots of the older plant- apple. Trees wi~h extra long roots, a spread o~ twice or n~ore the rags. height of the tree in any direction, Harry Graves, NDAC extension horticulturist, calls attention to studies done on tree root spread by the North Dakota Agricultural Ex- periment Station several years ago Jnder the direction of Dr. A. F. Yeager, then department head. Dr. Y(~eres study ,found that the outward spread of roots in any direction usually exceeds the height of the tree. and most of the roor~ arc in the top 4 feet of soil, the same layer of soil f.hat your lawn, garden, or young trees will be using" Different tree species have dif- ferent root spread. Colorado spruce. Black Hills spruce, western yellow rune, "~amarix and b~sL~cood .are trees wit~ a short spread or a spread of less than the heght of the tree. Trees studied with a root equ- al to or exceeding the tree height included Colorado juniper, red ced- include chokecherry, bur oak and black waL-mt. If, when planning your orna- mental plantings, you consider the ,*pace the roots will occupy at ma- turity, you can better plan what con be grown in their immediate nc~gh~orhood~ I.r~ual2,y a garden should be at least 50 feel~ from a large tree. If you plant a garden, lawn. or ornamentals within the root span of large plantings, you must plan to water and fertilize for both the tree ar~l the other plan~ings, since the roots will be occupying the same space. Of wheat exported the first half of the 1959-60 season, 53 per cent was hard red winter, 28 per cent white, 10 per cent spring and 9 per cent soft red winter wheat. These two passenger car tires show the strain to which the big tester puts them. No tires failed under 297 mph. Census Takers Invited to The North Dakota state supreme of inspection than that governing Apply f0r Jobs court has ruled that with the ex-1the public, per day Johnson said. In addition. a $20 training fee will be paid census takers who successfully c~)m- plete the course of instructio~ re- quired before they start their round~ and accept a census assignmer~ ception of marriage licenses, coun- The Grand Forks tterald has said Prospective census takers in the ty cour, records need not be made' m its brief that a newspaper's bust- Bismarck and Mandan areas are in- College Students ~vailabie to news re=)ortcrs. ness amounts to gathering facts Of lvited ~o apply for jobs. according The eourL in an )pimon written public interest, and that reporters[to Roger J. Johnson, district sup-Urged to Take t by Judge Alvin C. Strutz of Bis- seek court information in the course ] ervisor. 1 [ n~arck, affirmed an action by Judge Roy K. t~ledetzke of Grand Forks of this business, rather than as a~ result of simr,le curiosity,i Appiicati,n~s may be directed to[ Deferment Tests " the U. S. Census District office inI ,county district court, in the ease {of the Grand Forks Herald, Inc. The suprt,me court decision drew I the Straus Building, 19 South Main,] College students in Nortt'. Da- against Grand Forks County Judge a narrow interpretation of what tt~e I Minot. They may also be obtain- ~ kota are being urged t~ take selec- I Evelvn Lyons. law means by the expression.I ed from the following crew lead- 1ive service college qualiflcatiov. ] The newspaper had been denied "business ther' *with."' defining the] ers: Mrs. Alf P. Schumacher, 917 term to mean only persons with~ Eighth St Bismarck; Monty Burke tests April 28, to help local boards access to court records, on the "a direct or personal interest" in of McKenzie, Mrs. Gwendolyn in considering students for defer- grounds that they were ()pen to the public. The supreme court held that mar- riage licenses are open to inspec- tion since their issuance is not a court proceeding. The decision said a 1957 law which decrees that the records of agencies of state are open to inspection, does not apply to county courts. County court records, the supreme court declared, are open to inspec- tion "by persons having business therewith," as decreed in an earlier law. The court interprets this to mean that the right to inspect court records is limited to those with direct or personal interest in the court matters sought for inspection. The court noted that news gather- ers are entitled to no greater right court records. White. Rte. 2. Mandan; and Mrs. Judge S*,rutz wrote: "Surely the Viola Moltzen, New Salem. Legislature in passing the 1957 The lcensus taking will begin statute did not intend to extend to April . the public the right to pry and med- dle with the private matters of per- sons who have business in the coun- ty court. '. Surely it cannot be argued that the doctor or the storekeeper or the village gossip have such an interest in the estate of a neigh- bor who lived in ~he next block that their interest in the records of his estateconstitute 'bus~ness there- with." During the past decade, the num- ber of farm tractors in the world has increased by some 70 per cent. Applicants for the jobs must be over 18. be citizens of the United States and have a high school edu- cation or its equivalent, Johnson said. The candidates will be requir- ed to pass a selection test demonstr- ating their ability to understand writen instructions and read maps. Persons who are presently or re- cently associated with law enforce- ment or tax assessing or collection agencies are not eligible. Census takers will be paid on a piece price basis. A diligent cen- sus taker should earn about $12 ment from induction, for study as undergraduate or graduate students Applications for the tests are now available from local board offices, according to Col. James F. Ulmer, state director of selective service for North Dakota. Col. Ulmer said the applications must be returned not later than midnight, April 7. "The test is for the student's own benefit," Col. Ulmer said. "A local board should have full information about a student to classify hL,~n, in- eluding his class standing and a score on this test." Scientific and professional engin- eering organizations are urging stu- dents in these fields to take the test, the state director pointed out. Lone HOHE T JOHN'5 15 THE t.AR ST GAM .JNG, HALL iN "THE "I'EI IT'OR - - . 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